May 6-12: ‘Lang Toi’ (My Village) by Lune Production in Hanoi

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NDO - A selection of noteworthy artistic and cultural events to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

HANOI

PERFORMANCE

‘Lang Toi’ (My Village) by Lune Production

6pm on May 6, 7, 10, 11

Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Lang Toi (My Village) is a delicate merge of tradition and innovation, where the poetic beauty of Northern Vietnam’s village life is presented through a new cirque approach.

Farming, building activities, traditional games, and the lifestyle of the Northern villagers are recreated through ancestral bamboo props, breath-taking cirque and acrobatics performances, and rhythmic dance, to distinct folk music from more than 20 musical instruments.

Ticket prices: VND 700,000- VND 1,050,000

EXHIBITION

Photography Exhibition “A Little Bit of This and That”

Matca Space for Photography

48 Ngoc Ha street, Ba Dinh district

You are invited to a solo photography exhibition by Dinh Nguyen, a Ho Chi Minh City-based architect who has a passion for taking photos in order to see things outside of his day job and quotidian boredom.

Free entry

Exhibition “PURE GOLD – Upcycled! Upgraded!”

Heritage Space, 1st Floor, Dolphin Plaza

6 Nguyen Hoang / 28 Tran Binh, My Dinh 2

On display are 76 recycled exhibits exploring different approaches to using trash to create valuable products.

HO CHI MINH CITY

PERFORMANCE

Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture

6pm on May 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12

Ho Chi Minh City Opera House

7 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

‘Teh Dar: Vietnamese Tribal Culture features a vibrant display of circus arts, aerial acrobatics, and tribal music within an hour-long performance.

The show highlights the lives of tribal families from the southwest highlands of Vietnam, using UNESCO-listed percussion instruments, such as Vietnamese gongs and buffalo horns, as well as vibrant costumes, and a stunning bamboo cirque depicting various landscapes and creatures from tribal folklores.

Price range: VND630,000 - VND1,470,000

EXHIBITION

Exhibition “Serpents’ Tails” by UuDam Tran Nguyen

Galerie Quynh

118 Nguyen Van Thu, Dakao, District 1,

This is a solo exhibition by UuDam Tran Nguyen on the industrial activities that wreak environmental imbalance and destruction.

Exhibition “The Sap Still Runs”

San Art

Millennium Masteri, B6.17 & B6.16

132 Ben Van Don, District 4,

The duo exhibition “The Sap Still Runs” is a gathering of personal poetics by Freddy Nadolny Poustochkine and Truong Cong Tung.

The exhibition presents a collection of gouache sketchbooks and video diaries that document memories of, and intimacies with, the sprawling conurbations, sensuous landscapes and nameless faces that the artist has passed in Saigon and Buon Ma Thuot over the years.